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Career Planning

Career Exploration Forum

In January 2021, PetroLMI hosted a Career Exploration Forum to provide advice, information and resources to help workers transition into growing areas within the energy sector and adjacent sectors.

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  • Podcast

Real talk on current labour market and careers in Canada's energy industry

Join PetroLMI as we go beyond conventional oil and gas and discover the future of this ever-changing industry.

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  • Career Changes

Your hub for information on career transitioning


The Career Exploration Forum has ended, but all the recorded content is now available on the Careers in Oil + Gas YouTube channel! You’ll find experts in: Transitioning and accelerating your career Workforce trends   Areas of growth within energy  How oil and gas companies are shifting.  You’ll al...
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  • Labour Market Information

2020 in Review | Oil and Gas Employment and Labour Force Data


PetroLMI has released December 2020 and Annual 2020 data from Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey (LFS), providing a glimpse into the state of the Canadian oil and gas industry labour market at year-end. PetroLMI gathers and analyzes data specifically within the following industry sub-sectors: e...
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Day in the life

Real-life insights into oil and gas jobs

“Not Your Grandpa’s Energy Industry” is a new podcast that dives into a day in the life of workers in the Canadian energy industry. Launched by the PetroLMI Division of Energy Safety Canada and funded by the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Initiatives Program, the initial 10 episodes provide real-life insights for job seekers and those who are new to the oil and gas industry in Canada. Each guest shares their personal experiences.
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